Ashoka Globalizer Strategy Thought Partners

Summit(s): Economic-Inclusion

Bindu Ananth has been the President of IFMR Trust since January 2008. Prior to this, she worked in ICICI Bank’s microfinance team between 2001 and 2005 and was Head of the new product development team within the Rural Banking Group in 2007.
Bindu Ananth has an under-graduate degree in...

Summit(s): Vienna-2013

Brian Kearney-Grieve is the Programme Executive for Reconciliation and Human Rights Programme at Atlantic Philanthropies in the Republic of Ireland. Since joining Atlantic in 2001 Brian has managed grants programmes in the areas of higher education, human rights, migration, disability and sexual...

Summit(s): Youth-Employment-Africa

Currently a Founding Director and CEO of WIZZIT International, a global pioneer in mobile banking and financial inclusion.

WIZZIT was launched in South Africa in November 2004 and in providing affordable banking to the mass market was the first to launch as part of its offering, cell...

Summit(s): Economic-Inclusion-LATAM-2017

Bruno Gugelmin is a Brazilian biomedical engineer at Duke University in the United States and Master of Science in Materials Engineering and Science at the Federal University of Paraná in Brazil. He has a long track record at Philips, where he joined in 2009 in the heathcare division in Brazil....

Summit(s): Economic-Inclusion-LA2

Carlos is Argentine and French, born in Finland. He graduated with a degree in civil engineering from the Universidad Catolica of Buenos Aires and began working at Latinoconsult. He also has an MSc from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the Berkeley Haas Business School....

Summit(s): Economic-Inclusion-LA

Carlos Rodriguez, based in Bogotá, leads Egon Zehnder’s Andean Region office. Carlos advises multinational and regional clients as well as large family-owned groups on their most pressing leadership issues. In addition to senior executive searches, Carlos leads large executive and board...

Summit(s): Economic-Inclusion-LATAM-2017

Commercial Engineer from the Catholic University of Valparaiso and graduate in Finance from the Pontificia U. Católica de Chile. In June 2006 she joined the IDB Representation in Chile, as a specialist of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF). In the MIF she leads the design and monitoring of...

Summit(s): Youth-Employment-Africa

Carron graduated from law school and spent the early part of her career consulting in the formulation and implementation of corporate strategy for Braxton Associates, a UK based strategy consulting firm. Thereafter she entered law articles and on being admitted as an attorney in 1996, she joined...

Summit(s): Nairobi-2012

After graduating from university, by which time she could speak five languages, Catherine Watson worked with The World Bank on environmental issues. From 1986 to 1993 she worked as a freelance journalist for the BBC in East Africa. Catherine started the Straight Talk newspaper, which pioneered...

Summit(s): Youth-Employment-Africa

During a time of crude home repossessions after loan default and resulting widespread payment boycotts, Charlene developed a vital intermediary between hostile lenders and borrowers.  Armed with deep insights into the concerns of both groups, her Home Loan Guarantee Company (HLGC)...